Operations Technician

Hearst Television, Sacramento, CA USA

The story is yours!

Duration: Full-Time

KCRA/KQCA TV Hearst is currently seeking an individual to work on the technical operations staff of two local television stations. Candidate will be involved in various aspects of TV broadcasting operations. These include but are not limited to, on-air switching, technical directing, audio mixing, camera control, floor directing and video server operations, and other duties as assigned. A “can do” attitude, the ability to work flexible hours and good interpersonal skills are required. This is an IBEW/Union position and in person attendance is required.

Job Responsibilities:

Candidate will be responsible for:

  • All broadcast operation duties as assigned by crew chief or engineering management.


  • Previous broadcasting experience preferred.
  • Master control automation system experience preferred.
  • Previous Technical Director Experience preferred.

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Must work well in a team environment; must have good interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Must be willing to work any shift assigned including weekends and holidays.
  • Must be flexible and able to change assignments with little or no notice.
  • Military experience may be considered.


  • Courses in Television Broadcast operations or related work experience a plus.

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all employees who receive a written offer of employment on or after August 25, 2021 be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

About Hearst Television

Every career with Hearst Television is like a story. How it develops, where it takes you, the milestones you reach along the way – you’ve got a lot to look forward to as your unique career story unfolds.

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more.

Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.

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